Laney College

Personal Safety and Security Services

Personal Safety and Security Services

Report all crimes or suspected criminal activity occurring on Laney College campus property:

  • to Peralta Police, (510) 466-7236;
  • by dialing ext. 7236 from any campus telephone;
  • by using the “Emergency Blue Phones” located on the campus grounds.



Laney College is open to students Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. On Saturdays, the Laney College Campus is open for classes only from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The buildings are equipped with fire alarm systems that notifies the Oakland Fire Department when there is a fire incident.



The Peralta Community College District contracts its police services for Laney College with the Alameda County Sheriff Department who provides peace officers on duty each week.  In addition, Securitas Security Services provides supplemental security patrol services during certain campus hours.


During regular business hours Peralta Police have primary responsibility for investigation of all crimes on the Laney College Campus. During non-hours of operation the Oakland Police Department have primary responsibility for the investigation of all crimes on the campus with respect to violent crimes as defined by the Cleary Act.


The Peralta Community College District has made the Blackboard Connect(Emergency Notification and Early Warning System) services available to instantly reach students, faculty, and staff in cases of major or catastrophic emergencies.  Mass text alerts to the campus community members will be sent in cases of major or catastrophic emergencies affecting the Peralta Community District, in whole or in part.


Peralta Police maintains an incident log and reports all criminal activity to the appropriate law enforcement agencies and to the Business Director of Laney College. This information is compiled and the report is submitting annually to Peralta District General Services.

In-classroom Emergency Response Procedure Flipchart

Informational Copy of Emergency Response Plans

Peralta Police Services Early Warning System